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Whole Foods, the upscale grocery store chain, is opening in Riverdale Park, one mile from University of Maryland in College Park. Already, surrounding property values have increased and companies formerly focused on D.C. have opened new locations nearby. What will the development mean for a county that has struggled to attract “brand name” business? Kojo explores the role of the grocery store in a county hungry for development.
- Marsha Dixon Riverdale Park Council Member;
- Len Carey Mayor, University Park; @Mayor_LenCarey
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